Contemporary China Centre


Activist, artist and academic voices contribute to lively feminism in China debate

1 March 2018

Feminism in China

This seminar brought together four leading figures from the worlds of Chinese activism, art and scholarship to discuss the fast-changing faces of feminism in China today. 

Short presentations from each speaker were followed by a panel discussion and discussion with the audience.

Topics discussed included:

  • art and activism in Chinese feminism
  • feminism in China in the long 20th century
  • past and future films of the Chinese gender and sexuality NGO Pink Space and
  • presences and absences in the Chinese feminist movement.

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  • Whiskey Chow, Royal College of Art
  • Harriet Evans, University of Westminster
  • Xiaopei He, Pink Space
  • Séagh Kehoe, University of Nottingham

Read more about the panellists on the event page.

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